Board of Health

VISION: Helping neighbors lead healthy lives in Bedford.

MISSION: The Board of Health (BOH) strives to help neighbors lead healthy lives in Bedford. The BOH is dedicated to serve all residents of Bedford, particularly the underserved and to promote healthy people, healthy families and healthy environment through compassionate care, education and disease prevention. The BOH will identify emerging public health needs, create needed regulations, set policy, hold hearings and consider variances.

VALUES: Maintaining a balance between short-term benefit(s) to human life vs. long-term risk. Decision making priority is given to town/community needs vs. individual needs.

Please email BOH@bedfordma.gov with any questions.

Link to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Webpage

Link to Health Department Webpage

Board Members

Name Title
Beatrice Brunkhorst 2022, Member
Anita Raj 2024, Chair
Ann Kiessling 2023, Member
Margot R. Fleischman Select Board Liaison
Susan Schwartz 2023, Vice Chair
Maureen R. Richichi 2024, Member